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NEARLY 16,000 ENTRIES INCLUDING 300+ NEW ENTRIES AND MORE THAN 13,000 DVD LISTINGS

Summer blockbusters and independent sleepers; masterworks of Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, and Martin Scorsese; the timeless comedy of the Marx Brothers and Buster Keaton; animated classics from Walt Disney and Pixar; the finest foreign films ever made. This 2015 edition covers the modern era, from 1965 to the present, while including all the great older films you cant afford to miss—and those you can—from box-office smashes to cult classics to forgotten gems to forgettable bombs, listed alphabetically, and complete with all the essential information you could ask for.

NEW:

• Nearly 16,000 capsule movie reviews, with 300+ new entries

• More than 25,000 DVD and video listings

• Up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos

MORE:

• Official motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17

• Old and new theatrical and video releases rated **** to BOMB

• Exact running times—an invaluable guide for recording and for discovering which movies have been edited

• Reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics

• Leonards personal list of Must-See Movies

• Date of release, running time, director, stars, MPAA ratings, color or black and white

• Concise summary, capsule review, and four-star-to-BOMB rating system

• Precise information on films shot in widescreen format

• Symbols for DVDs, videos, and laserdiscs

• Completely updated index of leading actors

 

Synopsis:

The definitive New York Times bestselling guide to the movies

Now that online streaming has become a reality, more and more Americans are opting to watch movies at home. And with Netflix and Hulu delivering literally thousands of options at the touch of a button, the only question is: What should I watch? For decades, Leonard Maltin has been Americas most trusted film critic and whether youre in the mood for Hollywood hit or a little-known gem, his bestselling guide can help you make a satisfying choice. Listed alphabetically, each movie entry includes:

Synopsis:

Read Leonard Maltin's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Consulted more frequently than ever in this era of Netflix as the resource, Leonard Maltin’s New York Times bestselling film guide remains the most complete, most reliable, and most authoritative resource for movie reviews. Including nearly 17,000 films, the 2009 edition features more than 300 new entries, a completely updated index of leading actors and directors, and Leonard’s personal favorite films.

About the Author

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451418104
Author:
Maltin, Leonard
Publisher:
Signet Book
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Film and Television-Film Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
1664
Dimensions:
7 x 4.19 in 1.5 lb
Age Level:
from 18

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Film Guides
Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Film History and Theory
Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » History and Criticism
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"Synopsis" by ,
The definitive New York Times bestselling guide to the movies

Now that online streaming has become a reality, more and more Americans are opting to watch movies at home. And with Netflix and Hulu delivering literally thousands of options at the touch of a button, the only question is: What should I watch? For decades, Leonard Maltin has been Americas most trusted film critic and whether youre in the mood for Hollywood hit or a little-known gem, his bestselling guide can help you make a satisfying choice. Listed alphabetically, each movie entry includes:

"Synopsis" by ,
Read Leonard Maltin's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Consulted more frequently than ever in this era of Netflix as the resource, Leonard Maltin’s New York Times bestselling film guide remains the most complete, most reliable, and most authoritative resource for movie reviews. Including nearly 17,000 films, the 2009 edition features more than 300 new entries, a completely updated index of leading actors and directors, and Leonard’s personal favorite films.

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